Microsoft Excel: New and Essential Features and Functions in Excel 365
Microsoft Excel Training Series | Level 3
Duration: 1 day (9 am – 4 pm)
Microsoft® Excel® Versions: 365 (Windows)
Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): In-person (Live classroom) | Virtual classroom
Course Dates: August 27, 2021 (Virtual classroom) | View schedule
Course Fee: $275 CDN per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $295 CDN per person + HST (Bring your own device for in-person courses) or $345 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for in-person courses)*
Timing: Public scheduled courses run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).
Virtual classroom courses: Our instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered in a virtual classroom environment. Students will be sent a virtual classroom invitation prior to the course.
Live classroom courses: Our instructor-led live classroom (in-person) courses are held in downtown Toronto at the Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801. Some courses are also held at an alternate downtown Toronto location.
Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at email@example.com for more information including savings for custom group training.
This course is designed for Excel users who have upgraded to Excel 365 or who have been using 365 but have not used some of the key new features and functions available in this version. Students will learn to use new functions such as CONCAT, TEXTJOIN, IFS, SWITCH, MAXIFS, MINIFS, XLOOKUP and XMATCH. Workbooks will be created with dynamic arrays and then transformed using SORT, SORTBY, UNIQUE and FILTER functions. Dynamic drop-down menus will also be created using dynamic arrays. Students will learn new ways to collaborate, create map charts and use new smart data types. During this hands-on course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts. Each student will also receive a full course manual.
Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel: Intermediate / Advanced or equivalent knowledge and skills.
Note: This course does not include Power Query (Get and Transform) or Power Pivot which are available as separate courses. Some features and functions are also available in Excel 2019.
Location and timing: Public scheduled courses are held online in virtual classroom format or in downtown Toronto and run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).
Related training: View all Microsoft Excel courses >
INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE
- Comprehensive course manual
- Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
- Sample and exercise files (new samples added frequently)
- Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
- Certificate of completion
- Follow-up email support
Combining Text Strings
- Combining text strings using the CONCAT function
- Using the TEXTJOIN function to combine text strings
Using Functions that Return Conditional Results
- Calculate minimum or maximum values using multiple criteria with MINIFS or MAXIFS
- Using the IFS function vs the IF function
- Using the SWITCH function
- Looking up values using XLOOKUP vs VLOOKUP
- Looking up matching values using XMATCH vs INDEX and MATCH
- Creating variables in formulas using the LET function
Using Dynamic Arrays and Functions
- What are dynamic arrays?
- Understanding spilling and spill ranges
- Using the FILTER and UNIQUE functions with dynamic arrays
- Using the SORT and SORTBY functions with dynamic arrays
- Creating dynamic drop-down menus using dynamic arrays
- Sharing files containing dynamic arrays with users with older Excel versions
Using Smart Data Types
- Inserting live stock data
- Inserting linked geographic data
Creating Innovative Charts for Visualization
- Inserting funnel, waterfall and histogram charts
- Creating map charts
- Inserting 3D map charts
Collaborating with Other Users
Collaborating with other users in real time
Viewing and restoring changes in real time
Setting Pivot Table Default Layouts
- Setting default layouts for pivot tables
Inserting Data from Pictures or PDFs
- Taking pictures on a smart phone and converting to editable Excel data
- Converting a PDF into an editable Excel document
Viewing workbook statistics
- Getting insights for analyzing data using Ideas
NOTE: This is not a VBA programming course. If you are interested in learning more about writing macros with Visual Basic for Applications, check out our Excel VBA courses designed for non-programmers:
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